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May 12, 2015
Do not be impressed with the circulating stat that nine of the last 18 Kentucky Derby winners have come right back to take the Preakness. Or be impressed, but prepare to be disappointed.
Headed by five horses with experience in graded stakes, nine older turf-meant runners were entered in Thursday’s featured eighth race, an $85,000 optional claimer with third-level allowance conditions scheduled for the inner turf.
Trainer Todd Pletcher announced Tuesday that Materiality, the Florida Derby winner who finished sixth after early trouble in the Kentucky Derby, would not run in Saturday’s $1.5 million Preakness Stakes at Pimlico and instead be pointed to the $1.5 ...
Om and Kentuckian won races at Santa Anita a little more than an hour apart on Sunday. They may be side by side in the starting gate for their next starts.
All horses entered in Saturday’s Preakness Stakes will be required to be on the grounds of Pimlico Race Course by noon Thursday to comply with security procedures put in place for the race, Pimlico announced on Tuesday.
Dave Litfin's horses to watch at Belmont Park for the week of May 12.
Wildcat Red is back on a regular training schedule but still has a long way to go before he makes it back to the races.
With a little luck, trainer Bill Kaplan will have two of his top horses back in action this weekend.
Medal Count, third in the Belmont Stakes last spring, is now being trained by Al Stall Jr., who hopes to have the 4-year-old colt back in action before the Churchill spring meet ends June 27.
He ran so big in the Kentucky Derby that you just can’t help but think that, with a little more luck or a little more oomph, the runner-up might well have won the Derby – and he surely rates an excellent chance in the Preakness on the merits of that ...